Etymology and meaning of DEAS
I have read that "Deas" is a Gaelic word for "south" or "southerly wind". Some in the US pronounce it "days" while others pronounce it "deez".The main "days" clan were wealthy shipping group from Edinburgh, Scotland who settled around Charleston, SC, and appear to be at least distantly related to the Dees group of immigrants from the late 1600s, of which I am one
Contributed by Glen Deas on 2010-07-28 06:06:26
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Seems i listed on the English Medeival Soldiers muster rolls (1378)at ..
Contributed by rob on 2010-09-25 06:04:02